Vizag Navy Marathon gets AIMS certification

The fifth edition of Vizag Navy Marathon to be held on November 18 has been awarded Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) certification, making it attain qualification status to many international marathons like Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York City Marathon. People can participate in four categories - full marathon which spans over 42.2 km, half marathon of 21.1 km, 10 km and five km. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Captain Animesh Nagar, who conceptualised the Vizag Navy Marathon, said, " The certification will not only help participants qualify for international marathons but also attract international runners to this marathon." AIMS is a member-based organisation of over 450 world's leading distance races from over 120 countries. The marathon will start at Beach Road from Viswapriya Function hall and goes along the stretch on Beach Road towards Bheemli.

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